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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby True Grit Farms » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:11 am

I put up a lot of temporary fence that I used trees for post. And one of these days I'll do it right...yeah right. Some of the trees have grown so much that you can't see the insulators and the fence shorted out. Time is flying by.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:18 am

callmefence wrote:
M-5 wrote:Speak for yourself those of is in the civilized part of Florida have seen it all.


Ain't you the guy that recommended old pallets for patching net wire fence.


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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby BrandX » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:33 am

were can i buy the tornado wire products form? i am n oklahoma. i could even be intreseted in the cheaper pallets of 16 gauge.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby M-5 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:17 am

Farm Fence Solutions wrote:
callmefence wrote:
M-5 wrote:Speak for yourself those of is in the civilized part of Florida have seen it all.


Ain't you the guy that recommended old pallets for patching net wire fence.


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Now I never advocted to build fence with pallets but if you need a patch to last several yrs and a quick mend then yes by all means use my idea all you want.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby ddd75 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:34 pm

True Grit Farms wrote:I put up a lot of temporary fence that I used trees for post. And one of these days I'll do it right...yeah right. Some of the trees have grown so much that you can't see the insulators and the fence shorted out. Time is flying by.



hahaha.. same :lol2:
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Postby greybeard » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:43 am

a question on knotted fence stretchers. My son came by Sunday. He's making a career move from La to Houston, has his home sold in La and plans to buy in the suburbs. Brought me some stuff he says he'll never use again. Including a pair of these 5' things.
They look kinda cumbersome to use and are pretty heavy. Are they worth the effort? Won't the wedges cut the wire?
http://www.kencove.com/fence/Woven+Wire ... l_TSC5.php

(Also unloaded a tee post driver. Told him I had a couple already. "I don't care, I'm leavin 'em here and never want to see another one as long as I live".) :lol: :lol:
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby callmefence » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:04 am

greybeard wrote:a question on knotted fence stretchers. My son came by Sunday. He's making a career move from La to Houston, has his home sold in La and plans to buy in the suburbs. Brought me some stuff he says he'll never use again. Including a pair of these 5' things.
They look kinda cumbersome to use and are pretty heavy. Are they worth the effort? Won't the wedges cut the wire?
http://www.kencove.com/fence/Woven+Wire ... l_TSC5.php

(Also unloaded a tee post driver. Told him I had a couple already. "I don't care, I'm leavin 'em here and never want to see another one as long as I live".) :lol: :lol:


Really the only style of store bought net wire stretcher worth having. You can truly pull it tight with one.
I don't use them because they are cumbersome, expensive and my guys can't keep up with the wedge's.( They lost the bucket to my skidsteer not long ago) I've demo my method. But yes those are good stretcher bars.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby greybeard » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:16 am

I guess you should be glad they didn't lose the skidsteer too...

(I can't talk much...I've lost a crapload of tools in my life.)
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:20 pm

greybeard wrote:a question on knotted fence stretchers. My son came by Sunday. He's making a career move from La to Houston, has his home sold in La and plans to buy in the suburbs. Brought me some stuff he says he'll never use again. Including a pair of these 5' things.
They look kinda cumbersome to use and are pretty heavy. Are they worth the effort? Won't the wedges cut the wire?
http://www.kencove.com/fence/Woven+Wire ... l_TSC5.php

(Also unloaded a tee post driver. Told him I had a couple already. "I don't care, I'm leavin 'em here and never want to see another one as long as I live".) :lol: :lol:


I use them every day, and did a gut strain video a while back with them. They are my choice for most stretching duties. Replacement wedges are available. :D
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby pricefarm » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:26 pm

I just recently purchased a set of those from some place called Farm Fence Solutions. I love them they are fast to put on the wire and u can pull the wire as tight as you want to and they will hold.
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Postby ddd75 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:23 pm

i also have a set and they are great
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Postby Bigfoot » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:38 pm

Arthritis has me thinking I need one of these. Worth having?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PNzHF9TIm9E
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Postby Bigfoot » Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:54 pm

Bigfoot wrote:Arthritis has me thinking I need one of these. Worth having?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PNzHF9TIm9E


Not available locally. I guess I'll be the guine pig, and order one. Fastenal, said they carry them, but I'd have buy 2. Interesting business model they have out there.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby greybeard » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:31 pm

Bigfoot wrote:
Bigfoot wrote:Arthritis has me thinking I need one of these. Worth having?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PNzHF9TIm9E


Not available locally. I guess I'll be the guine pig, and order one. Fastenal, said they carry them, but I'd have buy 2. Interesting business model they have out there.

Always been my complaint about Fastenal here. You have to buy a whole box or bag of fasteners no matter how few you only need.

I wonder how good those things work on wire that's actually been tightened?
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby wbvs58 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:55 pm

Bigfoot wrote:Arthritis has me thinking I need one of these. Worth having?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PNzHF9TIm9E


These are gaining in popularity here saving time with fencing and ease of just hooking on the wire.

http://clipex.com.au/fencing/individual ... fence-post

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